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Judge dismisses suit filed by acquitted St. Louis officer

Feb. 15, 2019 4:42 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by a white former St. Louis police officer whose acquittal in the death of a black suspect set off weeks of protests. The former officer, Jason Stockley, accused investigators of intentionally disregarding and lying about evidence when he...

Man's body found amid materials at Missouri recycling center

Feb. 14, 2019 4:45 PM EST

HAZELWOOD, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis-area authorities are investigating how a man's body was delivered to a recycling center. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports workers at the Republic Services Recycling Center in Hazelwood found the body Thursday morning amid the recyclable materials. Hazelwood Police Capt....

Plane lands, intentionally, in river near Gateway Arch

Feb. 14, 2019 3:30 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A small airplane splashing down in the Mississippi River near the Gateway Arch set off a brief panic, but it turned out it was just the manufacturer showing off its capabilities. The same plane that caused a big commotion Wednesday made a return river landing Thursday north of downtown St....

Judge tosses lawsuit over St. Louis police 'exclusion list'

Feb. 13, 2019 8:48 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed by a St. Louis police union that sought to block names of the more than two dozen officers placed on an "exclusion list" by the city's top prosecutor over credibility concerns. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer...

Satanic Temple member loses fight on Missouri abortion law

Feb. 13, 2019 7:03 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a Satanic Temple member's religious challenge to a state law that requires one of the nation's longest waiting periods for abortion and mandates that women be offered an ultrasound first. At issue is Missouri's "informed consent"...

Diamondbacks open spring training with pitching questions

Feb. 13, 2019 4:48 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks will spend spring training trying to find a way to fill the void left after slugging first baseman Paul Goldschmidt was traded to St. Louis this offseason. Filling Goldschmidt's cleats was not the only question the Diamondbacks faced as they opened spring...

Missouri agency says work ongoing to find cause of oil leak

Feb. 13, 2019 3:59 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says crews are still working to clean up and identify the cause of an oil pipeline leak in suburban St. Louis. Agency spokesman Brian Quinn said contractors for the pipeline company, TransCanada Corp., were assessing an excavated...

Blues run winning streak to 7 games, beat Devils 8-3

Feb. 12, 2019 11:55 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz knew he would score again. He just didn't expect it would take so long. Schwartz got his first goal in 23 games — a span of 73 shots — on a night when no St. Louis player had trouble finding the net. Alex Pietrangelo and Ivan Barbashev each scored twice as the...

Ferguson, Missouri, city manager resigns after 3 years

Feb. 11, 2019 4:37 PM EST

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The man who took over as Ferguson's city manager while the St. Louis suburb was still in turmoil after Michael Brown's death has resigned. Mayor James Knowles III said in a statement Monday that De'Carlon Seewood's resignation is effective March 1. Seewood is a finalist for a job in...

Grand jury indicts man in religious supply store attack

Feb. 11, 2019 4:13 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County grand jury has returned a 17-count indictment against a man suspected of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supply store. The indictment filed Wednesday mirrors charges prosecutors filed in November against Thomas...